Unable to Expand Zip Mac Error 1

Unable to Expand Zip Mac Error 1

In general, you can unzip a file from your Mac system’s Finder section and Context menu. You can unzip the file from the Finder section only if you have saved the file in this location. If your macOS is 2.0 or later, you can use the WinZip file to unzip the file(s).

The troubleshooting instructions given below will assist you in resolving the unable to expand the ZIP file on your Mac system.

  • Step 1:Launch the Terminal window on your Mac system.
  • Step 2:Type the unzip command in the Terminal window.
  • Step 3:Tap the space button on your Mac system’s keyboard.
  • Step 4:Select the zip file you wish to expand.
  • Step 5:Drag or Drop the selected zip file into the Terminal window of your Mac system.
  • Step 6:Press the Enter button on your Mac system’s keyboard.
  • Step 7:Now, the drag or drop file will be unzipped successfully.
  • Step 8:To check it, open the file. If an error message stating unable to expand displays on the screen, then check if the file you wish to unzip is too large.
  • Step 9:If so, there is a chance for the unable to expand zip file issue to occur.
  • Step 10:Try to run the Stuffit Expander on your Mac system.
  • Step 11:You can download Stuffit Expander from the Mac App Store application.
  • Step 12:After running this tool, if the issue persists, change the ZIP file extension.RAR
  • Step 13:Now, try to expand the ZIP file.
  • Step 14:Make sure that the compression operation of a large folder is not interrupted.
  • Step 15:If interrupted, then there is a chance for this issue to occur.
  • Step 16:Try running the Archive Utility application on your Mac system.
  • Step 17:If you are unable to expand the zip files on your Mac system, locate and click the Call button available on this screen.